|THE KING MURDER video & audio upgrade - George R Batcheller (uncredited)|
This print has slightly improved video and much cleaner audio without any of the dialog-masking noise in the other print here at IA. It also has a smaller video file in the standard MP4 format. FROM IMDB: This film was fairly closely based on the real-life murder of New York showgirl Dorothy "Dot" King in March 1923. Like the character of Miriam King in the movie, the real Dot King was both a perpetrator and a victim of blackmail, and was having simultaneous affairs with at least two rich marrie...
Keywords: mysteries; whodunits; the Dot King murder
|Shocker Internet Drive In - Week 42: "Sci Fi Turkey" Double Feature|
Hello and welcome back to your favorite Internet Drive In.... and, just in time for Thanksgiving, we invite you to feast at our snack bar while you watch our special "Sci-Fi Turkey" double feature. After the usual coming attractions and a "Southern Fried" Bugs Bunny cartoon, we present the 1982 low budget wonder from the State of Maryland - "The Galaxy Invader". Then, after a bit of an intermission with just enough time to satisfy your Thanksgiving hunger at our snack bar, we conclude our festiv...
Keywords: drive in; horror; sci fi; hillbilly; Maryland
|INVASION OF THE BEE GIRLS widescreen & quality upgrade. - Fred Weintraub|
This is the original widescreen print, which is significantly sharper than the 4:3 print here at IA. According to IMDB this version also is in the public domain. Anyway, how could you not like a movie with dialog like this: "We balled and we balled and we balled, until he dropped dead." Besides, there are many happy endings, and it gives a whole new meaning to, "What's the buzz?" Directed by Denis Sanders...
Keywords: sci fi; sexploitation; lethal sex; nudity; entomology gone wild; killer housewives
Downloads: 1,598 (1 review)
|Haldane of the Secret Service - Harry Houdini|
Heath Haldane (Houdini) attempts to track down the vicious criminal gang responsible for his government agent father's death while also saving the girl he loves.
Keywords: harry houdini; houdini picture corp; magician; action; g-man; secret service; crime; mystery; action; silent films
|Terror Island - Jesse L Lasky|
A man is held captive by island natives who believe that his daughter has stolen a pearl belonging to their idol. This is a five reel truncated 1922 Realart print of the Houdini mystery missing a large chunk from the middle of this originally seven reel production.
Keywords: harry houdini; silent film; paramount pictures; mystery; realart; magician; illusionist; island; escape; escapist; drama; action
|Earthworm Tractors 720 - Samuel Bischoff--Hal B Wallis|
This version has better video quality, smaller download files and the correct aspect ratio (720x540). Joe E Brown as the world's worst tractor salesman comes up against Guy Kibbee as the world's most sales-resistant customer. June Travis as Guy Kibbee's daughter tries to help out. Dick Foran and Carol Hughes are interested bystanders. Directed by Raymomd Enright. Released in 1936. Complete print.
Keywords: Joe E Brown; Guy Kibbee; June Travis; Dick Foran; Carol Hughes; comedy films; comedies
Downloads: 597 (1 review)
|Flirting With Fate (1938) - David L Loew|
A show troupe, led by Dan Dixon (Joe E Brown) and traveling in a trailer, is stranded in Paraguay. Dan is all set to be booked in the theatres controlled by Don Luis Garcia until the latter discovers Dan is the man who caused him much trouble in a muddy incident on the highway. Things go from bad to badder when local bandito Sancho Ramirez (Leo Carrillo) falls in love with one of the show girls, Charlita (Steffi Duna)...
Keywords: actors; comedy; Joe E Brown; Leo Carrillo; Beverly Roberts
Downloads: 671 (1 review)
|Shocker Internet Drive In - Week 41: "Boo's For Bela" Double Feature|
Just in time for Halloween and those cold, creepy nights at the Ol' Shocker Internet Drive In, we are very happy to bring you another Bela Lugosi triple feature in glorious black and white! After some Bela coming attractions, we are pleased to bring you "Black Dragons" with Lugosi playing Dr. Melcher, a Nazi(?) terminating Japanese spies (confused - so are we). Then, our second feature is a bit more traditional as Bela portrays the "Voodoo Man"...
Keywords: drive in; Bela Lugosi; horror; sci-fi; crime; Monogram; voodoo
|THE VAMPIRE BAT - Phil Goldstone & Larry Darmour|
An unknown and unstopable vampire terrorizes a Middle European village. The featured players are Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Melvyn Douglas and Dwight Frye. Directed by Frank R. Strayer. Released in 1933
Keywords: horror; mystery; vampires; mad science; Fay Wray; Lionel Atwill; Dwight Frye; Melvyn Douglas
|Detective Kitty O'Day - Lindsley Parsons|
A high-energy, screwball whodunit with feisty Jean Parker in the title role. On board for the whacky ride are Peter Cookson, Veda Ann Borg and Tim Ryan (who along with Victor Hammond co-wrote the screenplay). Directed by William Beaudine for Monogram Pictures in 1944. Complete print
Keywords: Jean Parker; comedy; whodunit; mystery
Downloads: 2,146 (3 reviews)
|BOWANGA BOWANGA a.k.a. Wild Women - Norman Dawn|
Legendarily awful girly exploitation flick from 1951. Cheesier than a Wisconsin dairy products expo. Features no one you will want to see again, except for the moose. So there are moose in Africa. Who knew? Complete print. Good video and audio. (Not to be confused with the "The Wild Women of Wongo.")
Keywords: exploitation; comedy; '50s; mixed wrestling; leopard skin bikinis
Downloads: 1,843 (1 review)
|Shocker Internet Drive In - Week 40: "Teen Terrors" Double Feature|
Well, with summer cooling down, we thought it would be a good idea to celebrate the kids going back to school with every parents' nightmare - Teenagers! And what better way than to present some vintage "Teen Terrors" from the 1950's. First up, after the usual coming attractions and invites to the Snack Bar, we are pleased to bring you a wonderful short subject warning our youth about alcohol. Then, our first feature is "Teenagers From Outer Space" featuring a "bad" kid and a giant Lobster! Final...
Keywords: horror; drive in; sci fi; teens; teenagers; monster
|The Bat - Robert Saudek|
Episode one of the series "The Dow Hour Of Great Mysteries" (31 Mar 1960) Kinescope recording of an elaborately staged television version of the often filmed 1922 Avery Hopwood and Mary Roberts Rinehart play "The Bat". Hosted by Joseph N Welch. Starring: Helen Hayes, Jason Robards Jr, Margaret Hamilton. A sinister criminal known as "The Bat" tries to find stolen securities hidden in the rambling mansion owned by the deceased owner of a bank and rented by spinster Cordelia Van Gorder...
Keywords: old house; old dark house; helen hayes; jason robards; margaret hamilton; nbc; dow hour of great mysteries; classic tv; film; kinescope; joseph n welch
|Lieutenant Kizhe Enhanced - NoseSilo|
1934 directed by Aleksandr Faintsimmer starring Mikhail Yanshin, Boris Gorin-Goryainov, Nina Shaternikova, Sofiya Magarill, Erast Garin and Mikhail Rostovtsev. Odd, Soviet-era comedy from a story by Yuri Tynyanov. Concerns a Lieutenant who does not exist who gets blamed for disturbing the Czar and is whipped, marched to Siberia, returned then promoted all the way to General. Considered a satire on the Soviet bureaucracy. I downloaded the "Restored" version created by J...
Keywords: Lieutenant Kizhe; Kizhe; Prokofiev; Aleksandr Faintsimmer; Russian film
|Sword And The Dragon (1960)|
"The Sword and the Dragon" (1960) is the Americanized version of the Russian film "Ilya Murometz" (1956) released by Valiant Pictures and presented by Joseph Harris and Sig Shore.The Russian original, was directed by famed fantasy film maker and animator, Aleksandr Ptushko, and was derived from Russian folklore. It was reportedly the first Russian film made in Cinemascope and 4-channel stereo sound.The Americanized version was released to television in a pan and scan, mono-only version whi...
Keywords: Feature Films; fantasy; folklore; Russian; Aleksandr Ptushko; Joseph Harris; Sig Shore; Million Dollar Movie; pan and scan; dubbed; Marvin Miller; Paul Frees; Mike Wallace
Downloads: 3,776 (1 review)
|Shocker Internet Drive In - Week 39: "Cheap Corman Thrills" Double Feature|
Well as summer heats up and winds down, we thought some good old cheap thrills might be in order. And, who else is the master of cheap and thrills than the great Roger Corman. That's right! We are happy to bring you another classic Corman double feature. First up, after some coming attractions from Roger and a Bugs Bunny cartoon, we proudly present 1961's "Creature From The Haunted Sea" - an off-beat comedy with one of the worst looking monsters ever committed to film stock...
Keywords: Roger Corman; horror; sci-fi; comedy; drive in
Downloads: 1,250 (1 review)
|Voyage To The Planet Of Prehistoric Women|
"Voyage to the Planet of the Prehistoric Women" (1968) is the second of two reworkings of "Planeta Bur," a Soviet sci-fi film from 1959. The first was the similarly titled, "Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet" (1962) assembled by director Curtis Harrington for producer Roger Corman."Voyage to the Planet of the Prehistoric Women" was confabulated by Peter Bogdanovich using the pseudonym, Derek Thomas...
Keywords: Feature Films; Sci-Fi; Science Fiction; Roger Corman; Peter Bogdanovich; Pavel Klushantev; Curtis Harrington; Francis Ford Coppola; Mamie Van Doren; Sovcolor; Agfacolor; Eastmancolor
Downloads: 7,504 (2 reviews)
|Horror Express (1972)|
Horror Express starring Christopher Lee. This is a much, much higher quality version of the film which already exists on the internet archive, which is poor quality at best. Enjoy :)
Keywords: Horror; Express; Horror Express; Christopher Lee
|Shocker Internet Drive In - Week 38: "Sexy Summer Sin" Double Feature|
Well, after a bit of renovations (as well as a much deserved summer break), your favorite Shocker Internet Drive In is back open for business with a double feature of "Sexy Summer Sin". Our first feature is Dario Argento's "Deep Red" (aka "Profondo Rosso" and "The Hatchet Murders"), a wonderful creepy tale about a reporter basically be chased around by a murderer while investigating the death of a musician...
Keywords: horror; drive in; thriller; Dario Argento; sci-fi; psycho
|Get That Man 1935 - Scott-Bennet Production|
imdb: Life gets complicated for a taxi driver when it's discovered that he's the spitting image of the murdered heir to a fortune.
Keywords: Wallace Ford; Finis Barton; Leon Ames; Lillian Miles
Downloads: 2,522 (2 reviews)
|The Fighting Pilot 1935 - Reliable Pictures Corporation|
imdb: An inventor develops a new type of aircraft. A crooked businessman attempts to buy it but the inventor refuses to sell it to him, whereupon the rejected businessman and his henchmen steals the plane and its blueprints
Keywords: Richard Talmadge; Gertrude Messinger
Downloads: 2,493 (2 reviews)
|St Louis Woman 1934 - Screencraft Productions|
imdb:Johnny Mack Brown stars as a college football star who's expelled after a night club brawl. The fight is over St. Louis Lou (Jeanette Loff) aka "The Missouri Nightingale," the woman who owns the club and is involved with a gambler.
Keywords: Jeanette Loff; Johnny Mack Brown
Downloads: 1,534 (1 review)
|The Big Combo|
A high-quality p.d. noir. Don't bother downloading the h.264 file or the Ogg Video file; the Cinepack file from which they are derived is smaller.
Keywords: Cornel Wilde; Richard Conte; Jean Wallace; Brian Donlevy; Lee Van Cleef; Earl Holliman
Downloads: 6,311 (1 review)
|Out Of Singapore 1932 - Goldsmith Productions|
Noah Beery is a First Mate on a ship who tries to sink it to share in the insurance payoff.
Keywords: Noah Beery; Dorothy Burgess; Miriam Seegar
Downloads: 2,068 (1 review)
|Paradise Island 1930 - Tiffany Productions|
When a young girl visits a South Seas island to reunite with her finace she discovers that he is a no-good drunk and she is the object of everyone else's attention.
Keywords: Marceline Day; Kenneth Harlan; Betty Boyd; Gladden James; Roy Armstrong
|Behind The Green Lights 1935 - Mascot Pictures|
Loosely based on the autobiography of NY Police captain Cornelius W. "The Gang Buster" Willemse.
Keywords: Norman Foster; Judith Allen; Sidney Blackmer; J. Carrol Naish
Downloads: 1,609 (1 review)
|Unholy Love 1932 - Albert Ray Productions|
Madame Bovary story updated to a 'modern' 1932 style
Keywords: H.B. Warner; Lila Lee; Joyce Compton; Jason Robards Sr; Lyle Talbot
Downloads: 1,871 (1 review)
|Forced Landing 1941 - Pine-Thomas Productions|
When hot shot pilot Dan Kendall falls for the Colonel's lady the Colonel sends him on a suicide mission.
Keywords: Richard Arlen; Eva Gabor; J. Carrol Naish; Evelyn Brent
Downloads: 3,014 (1 review)
|The King Murder 1932 - Chesterfield Motion Pictures Corporation|
Based on the actual murder of gold-digging showgirl Dorothy 'Dot' King in 1923.
Keywords: Natalie Moorhead; Marceline Day; Lee Phelps; Robert Frazer; Conway Tearle
Downloads: 2,282 (2 reviews)
|Shocker Internet Drive In - Week 37: "Summer Spaghetti" Double Feature|
Hello and a horrible hearty welcome to your favorite internet drive in. Better late than never, we are pleased to bring Summer in with some wonderfully spooky "Spaghetti" horrors. After the usually tacky and wacky coming attractions and music featurette, we proudly present everyone's favorite 60s scream queen, Barbara Steele, in "The She Beast" (look close and some of Miss Steele's more prominent assess will be revealed)...
Keywords: horror; sci-fi; Mario Bava; Barbara Steele; Italian; giallo; witch
|X MARKS THE SPOT ( 1931) Lew Cody - William Thomas Sherman, email@example.com, http://www.mn-hp.com|
X MARKS THE SPOT (1931)Lew Cody, Sally Blane, Wallace Ford, Charles MiddletonDirected by Erle C. KentonTiffany ProductionsWilliam Thomas Sherman, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.mn-hp.com
Keywords: Lew Cody; Sally Blane; Wallace Ford; Charles Middleton
|Shocker Internet Drive In ~ Week 36: "Mother's Day Massive Monsters" Double Feature|
With a roar and a blast of fire breath, we are pleased to welcome you to the Shocker Internet Drive In and our special Motherâs Day film fest. Not only do all Moms get in free this week, but we feel there is no better way than to celebrate everyoneâs favorite person than with a bunch of giant monsters stomping on Korea and Japan. After a few "giant" coming attractions and a Bugs Bunny cartoon, we bring you Koreaâs answer to Godzilla "Yongary, Monster From The Deep"...
Keywords: drive in; Gappa; Japan; Monster; Korea; horror; sci-fi; Godzilla
|The Devils Sleep 1949 - Screen Art Pictures Corp.|
IMDB: The head of an illegal drug ring uses a women's health spa as a front for his sleeping pill racket.
Keywords: Lita Grey Chaplin; John Mitchum; Tracy Lynne
Downloads: 2,903 (2 reviews)
|Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde (1912)|
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a 1912 horror film based on both Robert Louis Stevenson's novella Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1886) and on the play version (1887) of Thomas Russell Sullivan. Directed by Lucius Henderson, the film stars actor (later noted film director) James Cruze as the dual role of Jekyll/Hyde.James Cruze's white-haired Dr. Jekyll has secretly locked himself in his laboratory administering himself with a phial of formula...
Keywords: Dr. Jekyll; Mr. Hyde; 1912; silent
|Here Comes Trouble 1948 - Hal Roach Studios|
imdb: A newspaper publisher (Emory Parnell) is being blackmailed by a burlesque queen (Joan Woodbury), and he sends one of his reporters (William Tracy) to talk to her.
Keywords: comedy; William Tracy; Bety Compson; Joan Woodbury
Downloads: 12,859 (1 review)
Johnny Mack Brown and Claire Windsor star in an old-fashioned but enjoyable tear-jerker. It is currently rated 6.9 at the IMDb. Don't bother downloading the h.264 file or the Ogg Video file; the Cinepack file from which they are derived is smaller.
Keywords: Johnny Mack Brown; Claire Windsor
|The Naked Witch|
One of Larry Buchanan's first films, so don't expect the polish and complex character interactions of his later work, like "Mars Needs Women" or "Zontar, the Thing from Venus."
Keywords: Horror; Larry Buchanan; schlock
Downloads: 27,348 (6 reviews)
|The Story of the Kelly Gang - Johnson and Gibson|
An attempt to create a coherent narrative out of all surviving fragments of Australia's first feature length film. Sections from the final reel are heavily decomposed. Running at just over 20 minutes, this is possibly the longest available version. What the posters said: "A thrilling moving picture from start to finish" "The Most Sensational, The Most Thrilling and Interesting LIVING PICTURES EVER TAKEN." Written and Directed by Charles Tait 1868-1933 Released: December 1906 (Australia) January ...
Keywords: Australia; Bushrangers; Ned Kelly; Silent Film; Early Features; Lost Films; Fragments
|Horror Express (HD) - Bernard Gordon|
An ancient fossil is discovered and is believed to be the missing link in human evolution. However, when brought aboard and transported by train, an alien life force is awakened from the remains and begins to possess and kill the passengers. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068713/?ref_=sr_1 Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction Also known as: "Panic in the Trans-Siberian Train" "The Possessor" (Blu-ray Release)
Keywords: Horror; Sci-Fi; Science Fiction; Sci-Fi; Film; Movie
Downloads: 7,010 (3 reviews)
|Shocker Internet Drive In - Week 34: "Spring-Time for Witches & Psychos"|
Spring is on the verge of springing; and, we here at the Shocker Internet Drive In want to welcome it with our tribute to early 70âs bloody fun. After a few previews featuring some wonderful nudity, we are happy to bring you Ted V. Mikelsâ tale of witches and murder, âBlood Orgy of the She-Devilsâ; followed by 1973âs tale of mangled limbs and psycho fun, âScream Bloody Murderâ. Of course we have included a visit to our snack bar as well as some extra celluloid joy; so grab the wife, but l...
Keywords: witches; psycho; horror; drive in; sci fi; orgy; Ted V. Mikels; grindhouse; nude
Downloads: 5,538 (2 reviews)
|Night Of The Living Dead - Russell Streiner; Karl Hardman|
Some different prints of the all-time classic. 1. Raw untouched video master - how the film has been seen on late night TV and PD video's and DVDs for years. 2. A remastered version of the film presented in HD. 3. Rare international widescreen theatrical release print presented 16:9 enhanced. Copyright Status: PUBLIC DOMAIN Published without a valid Copyright Notice. Type of Work: Cancelled Registration Cancelled Registration Number: PA0000046101 PA reg...
Keywords: horror; zombie; low budget; independent
Downloads: 17,212 (1 review)
|43: The Richard Petty Story|
1974 dramatized biographical movie about racecar driver Richard Petty.
Keywords: Darren McGavin; Kathie Browne; Noah Beery Jr; LQ Jones; Lynne Marta; Pierre Jalbert; Richard Petty; William Alspaugh; Temi Moffit; Joel Brown; James Morris; Les Atkins; Timmy Petty; Alan Edwards; Hal Reed; Blossom Terry; Tony Lorea; Maurice Petty; Dale Inman; NASCAR; auto racing
|The Vampire Bat - Phil Goldstone|
"These are the TALONS of The Vampire Bat" This copy is sharper than the others that appear on the Internet Archive. Copyright Status: PUBLIC DOMAIN Registered: THE VAMPIRE BAT. 1933. 7 reels. Credits: Producer, Phil Goldstone; director, Frank Strayer; screen story, Edward T. Lowe; film editor, Otis Garrett. (c) Majestic Pictures Corp.; 19Jan33; LP3579. NO RENEWALS FOUND. There are two versions available for download: - NTSC (480p @ 24 fps) Run Time: 1:02:37 - PAL (576p @ 25 fps) Run Time: 1:00:0...
Keywords: vampire; bat; horror; golden age; Lionel Atwill; Fay Wray; Melvyn Douglas; Dwight Frye; George E Stone; Frank Strayer
Downloads: 3,694 (2 reviews)
|White Zombie - Edward Halperin|
"With These Zombie Eyes he rendered her powerless - With This Zombie Grip he made her perform his every desire!" This is a slightly clearer print that the ones already available on the Internet Archive. Copyright Status: PUBLIC DOMAIN Registered for copyright in 1932 WHITE ZOMBIE. Presented by Amusement Securities Corporation. 1932. 8 reels. Credits: Producer, Edward Halperin; director, Victor Halperin; story and dialogue,Garnett Weston...
Keywords: bela lugosi; horror; zombie; victor halperin; edward halperin
Downloads: 5,289 (1 review)
|The Secret Weapon - Howard Benedict|
In the fourth film of the series, Sherlock Holmes assists the inventor of a revolutionary bomb sight, Dr Tobel, to smuggle his work out of Switzerland and into England. Once in England the bomb sight pieces and the Tobel go missing, leaving Holmes and Watson with code of dancing stick figures to break before Professor Moriarty so they can find the remaining pieces of the weapon. This is a slightly better print than others available on the Internet Archive...
Keywords: Sherlock Holmes; Basil Rathbone; Nigel Bruce; Lionel Atwill; Kaaren Verne; William Post Jr; Dennis Hoey; Arthur Conan Doyle; Professor Moriarty; Inspector Lestrade; mystery; the dancing men; bomb sight; Dr Watson; Roy William Neill; Universal Pictures
|Terror By Night - Roy William Neill|
In the thirteenth Rathbone/Bruce adventure, Holmes and Watson are charged with guarding a priceless diamond "The Star of Rhodesia" as it journeys to Scotland by train. There are all manner of weird and unusual passengers to contend with as well as a few menacing villains including the notorious Col Sebastian Moran. Copyright Status: PUBLIC DOMAIN Registered for copyright under LP182 on 8 Feb 1946. TERROR BY NIGHT...
Keywords: Sherlock Holmes; Basil Rathbone; Nigel Bruce; Dennis Hoey; Alan Mowbray; Harry Cording; Arthur Conan Doyle; mystery; the empty house; murder; Dr Watson; Roy William Neill; Universal Pictures
|The Woman In Green - Roy William Neill|
The 11th film in the Rathbone/Bruce Sherlock Holmes series, "The Woman In Green" explores Professor Moriarty's plan to blackmail wealthy gentlemen, making them think they murdered the young female victims of a Jack The Ripper style serial killer. This is a slightly better print than the others already available on the Internet Archive. Copyright Status: PUBLIC DOMAIN Registered for copyright LP13455 25 July 1945: THE WOMAN IN GREEN...
Keywords: Sherlock Holmes; Basil Rathbone; Nigel Bruce; Henry Daniel; Hillary Brooke; Paul Cavanagh; Arthur Conan Doyle; mystery; the empty house; murder; Dr Watson; Roy William Neill; Universal Pictures
Downloads: 5,360 (1 review)
|Dressed To Kill - Roy William Neill|
Three cheap musical boxes (each one playing a subtly different version of "The Swagman"), manufactured in Dartmoor Prison, are sold at a local auction house. However, a criminal gang is determined to steal and recover all three, even if it means committing murder. Sherlock Holmes tries to recover the music boxes and crack the secret code contained in the tune before the gang can get what they want...
Keywords: Sherlock Holmes; Basil Rathbone; Nigel Bruce; Patricia Morrison; Holmes Herbert; Harry Cording; Arthur Conan Doyle; mystery; musical boxes; murder; Dr Watson; Roy William Neill; Universal Pictures
Downloads: 4,859 (1 review)
Musical with an "all-colored" cast. Low-budget, but charming.
Keywords: Race Film; African-Americans; 1940s; All Black Cast; Musical
Downloads: 3,281 (1 review)
|Stick Around AKA The Paper Hanger's Helper - Ward Hayes|
A paper hanger and his assistant make mistakes when attempting to do a job in a sanatarium.
Keywords: oliver hardy; short; comedy; silent